This scene reflects ancient Indian imagery, with a woman approaching a spring – another symbol of fertility. Other fertility symbols here include pomegranates as well as grapevines, which appear in Egyptian tombs.
I went down to the nut grove, to see the budding of the vale;
To see if the vines had blossomed, if the pomegranates were in bloom.
Before I knew it, My desire set me... - Chapter 6:11-12